Dessie Scott School

5274 Ky 15 N
Campton, KY 41301
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 23 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Dessie Scott School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 23 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 20% in KY
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dessie Scott School's student population of 23 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
23 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

Dessie Scott School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dessie Scott School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
#134 out of 1230 schools
(Top 20%)
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<50%
30%
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<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
91%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
54%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dessie Scott School's ranking?
Dessie Scott School is ranked #134 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Dessie Scott School?
23 students attend Dessie Scott School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Dessie Scott School students are White, and 9% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dessie Scott School?
Dessie Scott School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Dessie Scott School offer ?
Dessie Scott School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dessie Scott School part of?
Dessie Scott School is part of Wolfe County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 23 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 20%
  • : <50% (Top 10%)
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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